What does Tango Mike mean?
Why do they say Tango Down?
In the NATO phonetic alphabet, established by the 1930s, the letter T is tango and became slang for target, or “enemy.” To down a target is “to shoot” them, especially when grounding an aircraft, but also “to neutralize” or “kill” them. Tango down thus means the enemy has been defeated.
What does Lima Foxtrot mean?
to complete their tour of duty
What is your whiskey military terms?
Whiskey is the word for the letter W in the military alphabet. Now sure how it was used here, but a location could have been designated by the letter W so was referred to as Whiskey. Of course a common usage is Whiskey Tango Foxtrot.
What does Lima Charlie mean?
“Lima Charlie” is representative of the letters “L” and “C” in the NATO alphabet, which when used together in military parlance stands for “Loud and Clear”.
What does Oscar Kilo mean?
of the National Police Wellbeing Service
What does Bravo Zulu mean?
What does Sierra mean?
Sierra is both a surname and a feminine given name. It is the Spanish word for saw or mountain range, and as such it connotes strength and groundedness. It originates from the Galicia and Asturias regions of northern Spain.
What does Hotel Tango mean?
The name “Hotel Tango” comes from the monogram of owner Travis and his wife Hilary. After having served multiple tours in Iraq, Travis was intimately familiar with the NATO phonetic alphabet. “Hotel” for Hilary and “Tango” for Travis.
What’s Whiskey Tango Foxtrot mean?
the expression “what the fuck”, using the NATO phonetic alphabet. “Whiskey-Tango-Foxtrot”, a 2003 episode of the television series Jake 2.0.
What is Alpha Bravo Charlie?
The Nato Phonetic Alphabet, also sometimes referred to as Alpha Bravo Charlie is actually officially called the International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet.
What does Foxtrot Bravo mean?
Ready for Action
How do you say yes in military?
Since the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Navy are branches of the U.S. Naval Service, both branches use “Yes Sir” to acknowledge agreement and correctness, and “Aye Aye, Sir” to acknowledge understanding and compliance.